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Comcast Adds Pay-TV Subscribers For The Second Consecutive Quarter; Q1 Results Impressive With Strong Growth Across The Segments

by Trefis Team
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) recently posted its earnings for the first quarter with strong gains across the segments. NBCUniversal saw a fantastic quarter reflecting benefits from the Winter Olympics, which generated $1.1 billion in revenues. The cabl...
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Riding On International Growth, Kimberly-Clark Posts Another Set Of Strong Quarterly Numbers

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Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), the manufacturer of the widely popular Huggies diapers, registered a 4% year-on-year increase in first quarter organic sales (excludes the impact of changes in foreign currency exchange rates and lost sales as a result ...
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Netflix Continues To Benefit From Content Superiority

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Netflix ‘s (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock jumped by 7% in after-hours trading following its Q1 2014 earnings announcement. The growth in the number of subscribers in both the U.S. and international markets was impressive. This was primarily driven by ...
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Q1 Earnings Preview: Las Vegas Sands Will Ride High Over Mass Market Gaming Growth In Macau

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Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) will report its Q1 2014 earnings on April 24. We expect the casino giant to benefit from continued strength in Macau gaming, which continued its impressive run into 2014 as visitors flocked to Asia’s gambling hub. More ...
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Time Warner Cable Q1 Earnings Preview: Pay-TV And Broadband Subscriber Trends In Focus

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Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) will report its Q1 2014 earnings on April 24 and we will be closely watching for any update on the proposed merger with Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA). We believe that the company will see continued growth in broadband busine...
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The New York Times Earnings Preview: What We are Watching

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The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT), one of the leading newspapers in the U.S., is set to report its first quarter earnings Thursday, April 24. The secular decline in print advertising has pushed New York Times to move away from its core compet...
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China Mobile’s First Quarter Profit Falls 9% On Rising Competition, Subsidies

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China Mobile (NYSE:CHL), the world’s largest wireless carrier, reported a mixed set of results in its first quarter earnings release on April 22. The carrier’s net profit declined 9.4% year-over-year (y-o-y) to RMB 25.24 billion (~$4 ...
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Microsoft Earnings Preview: Satya Nadella’s ‘Mobile First, Cloud First’ Strategy In Focus

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Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is set to announce its Q3 FY 2014 earnings on Thursday, April 24. During the quarter, the company named Satya Nadella, former head of the cloud and enterprise division, as its new CEO. Over the course of last two months, ...
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Dunkin’ Brand Earnings Preview : Sales and Margins To Grow

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Dunkin’ Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN) is scheduled to announce its Q1 earnings on April 24. The company runs both the Dunkin Donuts and Baskin-Robbins chains. 2013 was a successful year for the company, which saw an 8.5% increase in annual revenues. Comp...
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Baker Hughes’ Aker Solutions Alliance Highlights The Importance Of Subsea Technologies

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Baker Hughes (NYSE:BHI), one of the world’s largest oilfield services companies, announced that it will form an alliance with Norway’s Aker Solutions to develop technologies that will reduce costs and increase the production and recovery rates fo...
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Starbucks Earnings Preview : Strong Sales to Continue

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Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will release its Q2 earnings report on April 24. The company reported a successful first quarter for 2014 fiscal year, wherein it saw 5% global comparable sales growth, driven by strong holiday sales and store...
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JetBlue’s Earnings Preview: Impact From Severe Winter Weather Will Likely Moderate Growth In Results

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JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) will announce its first quarter results Thursday, April 24. The low cost carrier is coming off a good 2013 in which its revenues rose by 9% annually to $5.4 billion and profits rose by 31% annually to $168 million, o...
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Southwest’s Profits Could Rise On Cost Savings, Despite A Decline In Its Flying Capacity

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) will announce its first quarter results Thursday, April 23. The low cost carrier is coming off an impressive 2013 in which its revenues rose by 3% annually to a record $17.7 billion, and its profits nearly doubled to...
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Honda Motors Corp Earnings Preview: Weak Yen Should Offset Lower Unit Sales in North America And China

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Honda Motors (NYSE:HMC) is scheduled to announce its Q4 earnings on April 24. During the Q2 earnings release, Honda reaffirmed its goal of selling 4.43 million units and generating a net income of 580 billion yen (~$5.7 billion) in fiscal 2014. B...
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NASDAQ OMX Earnings Preview: Non-Core Businesses To Offset Declining Trading Volumes

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NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) is scheduled to announce its Q1 2014 results on April 24. Over the last few years, the company’s EBITDA margins have consistently fallen from 80% in 2008 to just under 73% last year. The dip in margins is main...
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